How Accurate Are Health Studies?

I wanted to talk about something today I found interesting. So often you hear about the latest health study and what they found out about this disease or that one and how diet and exercise affects it. Yesterday it was the affects of breast cancer and diet and...

9 Months Postpartum

Time sure flies. My son is now 9 months old and already walking! I feel like I am playing defense all day just trying to keep him off of everything or eating everything. As far as my fitness goals are concerned I am doing pretty well. I have been exercising 3 times a...

Surviving the Minnesota State Fair

I am proud to say the Minnesota State Fair is the second largest state fair in America behind Texas. For those of us who live here in Minnesota, we love our fair! There are fun things to do for the whole family. However the best part, for a foodie like myself, is of...

Stop Complaining and be Thankful

One of the things that I love about exercise it that it is a time for me to reflect and learn about myself. Today I went to run the hill at my local park and it was very windy. I am kind of a wimp when it comes to weather. I remember when I was in college my husband,...

Frustration Breeds Action

When you want to make a change in your life you need a strong motivator. You can’t just say I want to lose weight, I want to make more money, I want to be a better person, etc. But if you don’t have a really strong feeling about it, you will not be as...